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This sweet couple is one that I’ve been excited to photograph since the moment Brittany reached out to me about their wedding.   Brittany was a student of mine back in my teaching days, and I was so thrilled when she reached out to me. It truly is always extra special when my couples are people that I knew in their high school days…I feel like I have gotten a long term view of their lives and that is just so meaningful to me!  I LOVED seeing Brittany and Cord together. They have been together for a long time with a long engagement, and are just so ready for this next step together.  We had so much fun chatting about their wedding plans and decision making (they will both admit that they aren’t real strong decision makers, so they are so thankful for Cord’s mom who is helping a lot!).  They have an easy, calm, and settled sort of way of interacting with each other, and it really is beautiful to see.  I am so happy for this past student of mine who has truly found her match, and cannot wait for their 2023 wedding!  Meet Brittany and Cord!

Favorite! This belongs BIG on their wall in my opinion! 🙂 I didn’t think it was going to happen weather wise, but we got some beautiful glowy late winter light!  I was so excited to see it! I love seeing this beautiful girl so happy!! Full gallery coming soon, Brittany and Cord!!

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I'm Jill, a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Chicago and Central Illinois, and available world wide! I'm also a photography educator, wife to my favorite person on the planet, mama to 3 amazing kids and an energetic Aussie, and obsessed with statement jewelry and all desserts (especially fruit pies!). 

As a past high school teacher, I have a major heart for education. After going full time in my business, I have built a business I love that gives me an almost 6 figure salary and allows me to be home part time with my kids.  I dream for you to run a business that enhances your life and lights you up, and I believe I can help you learn how to do it with a little hustle and a lot of heart!

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